hypometabolism love

Definitions

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  • n. The physiological state of having an decreased rate of metabolic activity

Etymologies

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From hypo- +‎ metabolism

Examples

  • The differences noted between cal in/out observed is not evidence of an “advantage”… it’s a study in the difference between pretty significant hypometabolism, and metabolic imbalances (resulting from an intolerance to a dietary factor), VS normal physiology (when that factor is removed).

    Karl Popper, metabolic advantage and the C57BL/6 mouse | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • Although temporal lobe atrophy can be seen in both AD and FTLD, the distribution of focal atrophy can be diagnostically helpful, and functional imaging may show different distributions of hypoperfusion (single-photon emission computerized tomography or SPECT scanning) and hypometabolism (positron emission tomography or PET scanning) [

    PLoS Medicine: New Articles

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